Type of Medication: Vitamin
Indications: Prevention or correction of low serum vitamin E levels.
Side Effects: Diarrhoea, abdominal pain at doses greater than 1000mg/day
Route of administration: Adult (Oral)
Dose:Start at 200 mg od. Dose usually 200-800mg. Always monitor levels
Administration: Give with food and enzymes if pancreatic insufficient. Dose adjusted according to fasting blood levels.
Route of administration: Paediatric (Oral)
Dose:1 month – 1 yr 50 mg/day. 1 – 12 years: 100 mg/day. 12-18 years: 200 mg / day.
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